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GeoWrap: Open Cosmos to be Space Mission Provider for ESA; SpaceX Dagon to carry NASA cargo ship to ISS

Open Cosmos to become 1st Space Mission Provider for the Pioneer plan of ESA

To provide one-stop-shop service that will enable mission deployment to low earth orbit in less than 1 year with prices starting at £0.5 million, Open Cosmos signed a contract with the European Space Agency on May 30. The first project developed by Open Cosmos under ESA´s pioneer program is called SAPION and will start in June 2017. (Read more)…

Esri tech with Ocean Data System to delivers faster operations to Navy missions

Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, on June 1 announced that its technology will be used for the first time in US Navy unmanned vehicle systems to improve how information is gathered before ocean and near-shore operations. Sensor data from maritime remote vehicles is uploaded into a command center where this information can be understood faster and more holistically than ever before. (Read more)

SpaceX Dagon to carry NASA cargo ship to ISS on June 3

With the delay of SpaceX’s eleventh commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station to Saturday, June 3, two NASA commercial provider cargo ships now will pass each other in orbit to provide services to the space station.  Dragon now is scheduled to launch at 5:07 p.m. on June 3 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center…(Read more)

Autonomous driving will spur new ‘Passenger Economy’ worth $7 Trillion: Intel study

 A study by Intel Corporation on June 1 revealed the findings that explores the yet-to-be-realized economic potential when today’s drivers become idle passengers. Coined the “Passenger Economy” by Intel and prepared by analyst firm Strategy Analytics, the study predicts an explosive economic trajectory growing from $800 billion in 2035 to $7 trillion by 2050…(Read more)

Digital Construction Week invites startups to help shape future of built environment

DCW in partnership with the Knowledge Transfer Network have launched their search for the most innovative start up technology and solutions providers in Europe.   The Digital Construction Week StartUp Village will offer a handpicked group of the very latest startup companies a chance to exhibit at Digital Construction Week. The StartUp Village will give a selection of startups the opportunity to present their innovative product…(Read more)


Tech world dismayed over Trump decision to pull out of Paris Accord

On December 9, 2015, 195 nations signed on what came to be known as Paris Agreement. And it was seen as the best and most promising effort till date to tackle Climate Change. Every country put forward a mostly voluntary pledge for how it planned to curb greenhouse gas emissions and over time strengthen those efforts. On June 1, 2017, President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Accord…(Read more)